Nicholas founded Instant Opera in 2017 whilst working as an operatic baritone, between bouts of management consulting! His singing roles include; Gianni Schicchi; Schaunard (La bohème); Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro); Papageno (Magic Flute); Colonel Frank (Die Fledermaus); Strephon (Iolanthe); Pish Tush (The Mikado); Raoul de Gardefeu (La Vie Parisienne); Masetto and Leporello (Don Giovanni); Sacristan (Tosca); Ping (Turandot); Baron Douphol (La Traviata); and Morales and Dancairo (Carmen). In August 2017 he covered the role of Lord Enrico Ashton (Lucia di Lammermoor) for Opéra de Baugé and sung Peter (Hänsel und Gretel). For Instant Opera he has sung Count Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro) 2017 and the title role in Don Giovanni in 2017/18. Most recently Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte in 2018 and in 2019 Marcello in La bohème all in his own original productions.
You can read a recent interview with Nicholas by TRENDFEM.COM here.
In January 2021, Nicholas was elected Chairman of Arts Richmond. You can learn about their activities here: artsrichmond.org.uk